Structural Design Engineer

Job Details

Division: Vulcraft Nebraska

Location: Norfolk, NE, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Posted:  05/25/2022

Deadline:  07/03/22

Short Description

Nucor Corporation, currently the largest domestic steel producer and recycler in North America, is ranked No. 1 in Fortune Magazine’s latest list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in the metals industry.  Vulcraft Nebraska is a Division of Nucor.  We use the latest technology in manufacturing and fabricating in our quest to provide quality products on time and to exact specifications.  With a strong commitment to our team members, a variety of benefits, and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why people love being part of the Nucor family.  Learn more at

Basic Job Functions:

  • Use structural engineering principles and our proprietary software to design steel joists and joist girders to ensure safety of the public
  • Collaborate with Project Manager, Production Coordinator, and others to ensure on-time delivery of products
  • Provide internal and external customers with engineering judgements and decisions
  • Give Detailers guidance to produce field-use drawings that reflect the design team’s intent
  • Proactively encourage architects and engineers to specify our products with confidence
  • Promote our products by being involved in business development activities such as direct engagement with industry professionals, delivering lunch-and-learn presentations, and being an exhibitor at trade shows
  • Continuously develop yourself and invest in others to make the Division more effective
  • Willing and able to travel occasionally for business purposes

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or related discipline (from an ABET or CEAB-accredited engineering program), or licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with related design experience
  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam by start date
  • Commitment and ability to obtain a professional engineering license, if not already licensed, when appropriate experience is gained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with emphasis in Structures
  • Licensed Professional Engineer or Professional Structural Engineer (SE)
  • Proficiency in structural steel design

Vulcraft Nebraska does not accept unsolicited resumes or wish to sponsor a work visa.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Sioux City